*WARNING: RANT ALERT, replete with expletives (not right away but just wait, it’s coming)*
I am typing right now in HTML mode because when I try to type in regular old mode, whatever you call it, nothing happens. Oh, I have a lovely little “Error on page” thingie in the bottom left corner. That may or may not have been a harbinger for this morning’s nastiness. . . It all began when I pulled up yesterday’s post to fix a small error. The post, btw, was about my soiree into the wonderful world of blog pitching my novel, re: #PitchMAS. I’d written the wrong info relative the submission window. FYI, it was from yesterday at 9 a.m. PST to today at, I believe, 6 p.m. PST. Anyhoo, I tried to change it and all hell broke loose, I somehow deleted the entire post except for Mrs Fringe’s comment, she’s so sweet, then I tried to retrieve it through various ridiculous means, one of which was totally and completely frustrating, to wit: recovering the file via MozyHome. Which, apparently, I have no fucking clue how to do. . . I do believe I spent over an hour, 1/24 of my precious day, trying everything I could think of to recover the blog. To no avail. Then I had an epiphany. Two words: System Restore. So I set the ol’ computer to restore my files to last night at 10:30. Meanwhile, I poured myself a cup of coffee and policed up the house a bit, energized by the knowledge that I would soon be back to square one, raring to go. A minor setback, a slight blip, nothing I couldn’t handle. . . *WARNING: Rant starts here* Fuck, fuck, and fuck some more, excuse my French. Not only is yesterday’s blog wiped from the face of the earth, but I can not, for the life of me, figure out why I can’t type a blog post except in this HTML mode. I have a shiny new message now in the bottom left corner: Done, but with errors on page. How lovely. I can feel myself slipping into hopeless mode. I want to scream and cry at the same time. I’m angry at myself because I fucked something up and I don’t know how to fix it and I don’t know what I’m doing and I hate it. Yes I do. If anybody out there knows how to fix this, I would surely appreciate your input because at this point in time, I am clueless. I am actually considering hanging it up, aka: FUCK IT, my blogging days are over, I can not bear this, if I can’t fix this problem pretty soon, I shall go completely and utterly insane.